Board

Ani Dallakian

Ani Dallakian

“Internet Society” NGO, Project Manager

Ani Dallakian received Bachelor’s degree at the Russian-Armenian University, in the faculty of management at 2018. She has successfully participated in various local and global projects, has done a lot of volunteer work. Ani is one of the students of the inaugural Armenian School on Internet Governance (ArmSIG). She has a working experience in the Commercial department of “Haypost” Armenia. Currently, she is the Project Manager at “Internet Society” NGO

Anna Karakhanyan

Anna Karakhanyan

AMNIC, Administrator

Anna Karakhanyan is an administrator of the Armenian Network Information Center (AMNIC), which is the ccTLD Registry of “.am” and “.հայ”. She also has a huge experience in the Registry/Registrar relations and management of domain registrations. Anna worked at one of the first Internet Service provider company in Armenia – ARMINCO, since its establishment (1992). Anna also was Armenian main coordinator of the Three Pomegranates Network Project. She has been an active volunteer with CYSCA-Cambridge Yerevan Sister City Association (USA) and board member of YCSCA-Yerevan Cambridge Sister City Association (Armenia) since 1998.

Armen Muradyan

Armen Muradyan

“ARPINET” company, Director

Armen Muradyan received Bachelor’s degree at the Armenian Engineering State University, the faculty of Atomic Energy. In 2002 he created a computer class at Charitable Organization “Cross of Armenian Unity” where in 2003-2008 he became the chairman of the committee examination of computer class. In 2007 Armen Muradyan founded company “ARPINET”, where he works as a director up to this day. Since 2010 he has been working as chief computer specialist in the court of first instance of Armavir region. Since 2015 Armen Muradyan is a Board Member of “Armenian Cable TV Broadcasters Association”.

Hrachya Astsatryan

Hrachya Astsatryan

“IIAP” Scientific Computing Center, Head

Mr. Hrachya Astsatryan is the Head of the Scientific Computing Center of the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of NAS RA. After receiving his PhD in 2001 in IIAP, he holds doctoral fellowship at the KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Budapest, Hungary (2005-2006) and postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, Toulouse, France (2006-2007). In 2005, Hrachya was awarded by the President of the Republic of Armenia for the best work in Technical Sciences and Information Technologies. Now he is the National Contact Point from Armenia for Research Infrastructures in Horizon 2020.

Igor Mkrtumyan   Organization President

Igor Mkrtumyan Organization President

“Internet Society” NGO, President

Igor Mkrtumyan is the President of the “Internet Society” NGO since 2000. For several years he held the position of the Head of Computer Department at American University of Armenia as well as the Head of a Department at Yerevan Institute of Mathematical Machines. Mr. Mkrtumyan is one of the pioneers of establishing Internet in Armenia and has made an immense contribution to its development within the country, as well to the launch of Armenian ccTLD .am and .հայ.

Karen Yerznkanyan

Karen Yerznkanyan

«Instigate Consulting» CJSC, IT Project Manager

Karen Yerznkanyan holds Master’s degree on Radio-physics and Telecommunications from Yerevan State University. He’s lecturing at the same University from 1997 up to now at the faculty of Radio-physics and Electronics, Department of Microwave and Telecommunication. Mr. Yerznkanyan worked as a scientist researcher at the University of Maryland in 1995. He has 15 years work experience as a scientist at the Institute of Radio-physics and Electronic of NAS RA. Currently he holds the position of IT Project Manager at Instigate Consulting CJSC.

Kristina Babajanyan Board Vice-Chair

Kristina Babajanyan Board Vice-Chair

"HS Cloud" LLC, Director

Kristina Babajanyan started her career in 2000 at “Arminco” LLC. Since 2010 she is a member of “Internet Society” NGO, participated in the work of the initiative group of “.հայ” ccTLD. In 2014-2018 Kristina held the position of Executive Director of “ABCDomain” LLC and “HyperSpace” LLC. In 2018 Kristina held the position of Director at ”Arbitration centre of settlement of domain name disputes” foundation. From 2016 up to present, she holds the same position at “HS Cloud” LLC.

Lianna Galstyan Board Chair

Lianna Galstyan Board Chair

“Internet Society” NGO, Head of External Relations

Lianna Galstyan has been a board member of the Internet Society NGO since 2013 and has been involved in the “.հայ” domain name initiative group. Since 2014 Lianna is the Public Relations Manager of the Internet Governance Council of Armenia. Besides, Ms. Galstyan is a member of the SEEDIG and ArmIGF Executive Committee, and from 2018 she is also a member of the UN-led IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group. Ms. Galstyan also represents “Internet Society” NGO at the Asia Pacific Regional At-large Organisation in ICANN where she holds the Vice Chair position.

Vahan Hovsepyan

Vahan Hovsepyan

RIPE NCC, External Relations Officer

Since 2017 Vahan Hosepyan is responsible for the external relations at the RIPE NCC for the Caucasus and Central Asia region. He is also the Director of the ARMIX Foundation and the Armenian Association of Operators. Mr. Hovsepyan is a Board member of the “Internet Society” NGO.